How COVID-19 Has Changed Infection Prevention in Dentistry

  • Saturday 1/30/2021
  • Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm
  • Course Code: 612SLV
  • Credits: 1 CE Hour
speaker
Mary Govoni, CDA, RDH is CEO and Owner of Clinical Dynamics/Mary Govoni & Associates. She presents seminars on OSHA and HIPAA compliance, ergonomics, efficiency, and team building.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the protocols for infection prevention and safety in dentistry in several key areas. It is anticipated that some of these changes will be permanent and others temporary. Learn the latest guidance from the CDC and OSHA on patient and health care worker screening, PPE, disinfectants, air purification, and more. Attendees will receive a resource list for topics discussed in the course.

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Compare OSHA rules and guidance with CDC guidance
  • Identify which rules and guidance must be followed and which are voluntary
  • List characteristics of surface disinfectants that are effective against COVID-19
  • Review various types of respiratory protection devices
  • Determine which respiratory protection device is required for aerosol-generating procedures
  • Describe elements of an OSHA-required respiratory protection plan

NO CHARGE - POWER PASS REGISTRATION REQUIRED


To view course handouts click HERE.

Recommended Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office, Technician

The CareCredit and Solutionreach grants have been applied to this course.


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